Motorists are advised to expect delays along Highway 97 in Kelowna as construction starts on the Sexsmith Road intersection.
It’s part of the six-laning project from Highway 33 to Edwards Road.
Construction will take place from this Friday at 7 pm to Monday, Sept. 25, at 6 am.
Traffic control will be present on site 24 hours a day during this time and will assist motorists in safely detouring around the work site.
In addition, the left turn lanes onto Sexsmith Road and Old Vernon Road will be closed until Monday, Oct. 2, at 6 a.m.
Alternate routes are available via Edwards Road to access Sexsmith Road.
To access Old Vernon Road, southbound traffic should use Edwards Road and northbound traffic should use Commercial Drive.
Pedestrians will be directed to cross Highway 97 at Edwards Road.